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Recent Corrections

  • February 2, 2023

    2/2/2023: This press release has been edited after publication to update casualty figures.

  • January 31, 2023

    We removed an earlier map with incorrect shading originally posted to this page. We have corrected the error.

  • January 26, 2023

    This press release has been updated to correctly reflect the name of the national coordinator of the environmental group Kalikasan, Jon Angelo Bonifacio.

  • January 25, 2023

    1/26/2023: This press release has been updated to reflect the correct date on which the general prosecutor ordered the release of all suspects detained in connection with the explosion in Beirut's port. 

  • January 12, 2023

    2/3/2022: This chapter has been updated to reflect the correct date that the administrative court of Tunis suspended the president's decree to give himself the authority to summarily dismiss magistrates.

  • January 12, 2023

    The reporting was withdrawn by Der Speigel in late November 2022 because of concerns about the accuracy of some of the claims, including whether the group was on Greek territory for the entire period.

  • January 12, 2023

    The chapter has been corrected to clarify that the case decided by the Sarajevo municipal court in April 2022 was brought by the Sarajevo Open Centre and found incitement to discrimination.

  • January 12, 2023

    On January 18, 2023, the Turkey chapter of the World Report was amended to rectify the omission of a reference to the ongoing persecution of people with perceived links with the Fethullah Gülen movement.

  • January 12, 2023

    Update January 17, 2023: This chapter has been updated to reflect the correct year of the Labor Law.

  • December 19, 2022

    12/20/2022: This dispatch has been redacted to reflect the correct date of the attack.